Martyn Tambling

Mr. Tambling is a busy man. Alongside his Team Manager role for Verde, Duo and Cinema, he has a hectic family life to contend with and a host of sponsors to please.

He may be turning 30 this year but he’s certainly not showing any signs of slowing down. Martyn Tambling’s riding oozes style, speed and flow; kids from this barspin and tailwhip era should pay attention. Here he gives the lowdown of his firsts of 2012.

Age: 29

Living in: Saltash, Cornwall

Years riding: 17

Sponsors: Verde, Duo, Profile, DC shoes, Lifer BMX

Style or tricks? Little bit of both.

Music: Grunge

Favourite riding spot: Tartan Trails

Favourite rider(s): Then: Matt Hoffman, Jay Miron

Now: Dennis Enarson, Dave Thompson.

Favourite quote/advice/motto: Get on.

Interesting fact about yourself: I have a 5 month old son and a 4 year old daughter.

2011 highlight(s): Verde winning Ride To Glory.


Ride: 04/01/2012

Spot: Prime skate park.

People: Prime locals.

Trick: Ice to hard way 270 on a sub.

Case: Every time i ride haha.

Slam: Down rail to hard way 180

Injury/wound: Bruised hip, bad ankles.

Bike fail/break: Holding up good so far this year.

New trick/line: Manual to bars out .

Thing that scared you: Some of the stuff I’ve been filming for my Verde part.

Best edit you’ve seen this year: See video left.

Plans/goals for 2012: Work on pushing Verde, Duo and Cinema more in the UK.

Photo: Jonathan Williams

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